Dave Grohl Biography (Wikipedia)
David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the drummer for rock band Nirvana and founded the band Foo Fighters, for whom he is the singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter. Grohl is also the drummer and co-founder of the rock supergroup Them Crooked Vultures, and wrote the music and performed all the instruments for his short-lived side projects Late! and Probot. He has also recorded and toured with Queens of the Stone Age.
At age 17, Grohl joined Washington D.C.-area punk rock band Scream after the departure of drummer Kent Stax. He joined Nirvana soon after Scream's unexpected disbandment. Nirvana's second album, and the first to feature Grohl, Nevermind (1991), exceeded all expectations and became a worldwide commercial success. Following the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994, Grohl formed Foo Fighters, a one-man project which later had a lineup filled out into a full band. In July 1995, the eponymous debut album was released by Roswell and Capitol Records. Foo Fighters have released nine further albums.
- Dave Grohl talks to Jools Holland - Later 25 live at the Royal Albert Hallhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05h1xt5.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05h1xt5.jpg2017-09-23T21:07:00.000ZJools chats to the Foo Fighters frontman at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Later... with Jools Holland 25th anniversary celebrations.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05gz9tk
Dave Grohl talks to Jools Holland - Later 25 live at the Royal Albert Hall
- Rick Astley and Dave Grohl on their fantastic 'Never Gonna Give You Up' collaboration!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05grn3k.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05grn3k.jpg2017-09-20T19:28:00.000ZRick Astley and Dave Grohl from Foo Fighters tell Jo how they ended up sharing the stage!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05grmgz
Rick Astley and Dave Grohl on their fantastic 'Never Gonna Give You Up' collaboration!
- Dave Grohl: 'Paul McCartney isn't just the greatest musician of all time- he's a drummer too!'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p060j52j.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p060j52j.jpg2017-09-20T19:08:00.000ZDave Grohl from Foo Fighters sings Paul McCartney's praises.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05grh20
Dave Grohl: 'Paul McCartney isn't just the greatest musician of all time- he's a drummer too!'
- Dave Grohl: 'I played in front of Obama and Paul McCartney once!'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p060j6f8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p060j6f8.jpg2017-09-20T18:49:00.000ZDave and Taylor from the Foo Fighters run Jo through their Gig Diaries.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05grgkp
Dave Grohl: 'I played in front of Obama and Paul McCartney once!'
- Foo Fighters talk to Steve about their new album 'Concrete and Gold'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05ghl2m.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05ghl2m.jpg2017-09-18T18:38:00.000ZDave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters chat to Steve about dreams, Justin Timberlake and making 'Concrete and Gold' their biggest sounding album yet.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05ghk4z
Foo Fighters talk to Steve about their new album 'Concrete and Gold'
- Dave Grohl reunited with 'naked guy' from Glastonburyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05dvxnf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05dvxnf.jpg2017-09-01T08:49:00.000ZThe Foo Fighters star says it was one of their best shows ever.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05dvwkn
Dave Grohl reunited with 'naked guy' from Glastonbury
- The hardest man in rock? Dave Grohl looks back at the time he broke his leg live on stagehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p054mmv6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p054mmv6.jpg2017-06-01T15:35:00.000ZNot even an on stage injury can hold up a Foo Fighters show!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p054mk8s
The hardest man in rock? Dave Grohl looks back at the time he broke his leg live on stage
- Will the Foo Fighters bring any guests out at Glastonbury? Dave Grohl says: "We've got a lot of friends!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p054lmsw.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p054lmsw.jpg2017-06-01T13:30:00.000ZDave Grohl chats to Jo about their new single "Run" and their Glastonbury headline show!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p054lkqv
Will the Foo Fighters bring any guests out at Glastonbury? Dave Grohl says: "We've got a lot of friends!"
- "Make sure you get a Zeppelin record first"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ptk1g.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ptk1g.jpg2015-04-24T14:34:00.000ZDave Grohl on why Led Zeppelin should be part of everyone's musical foundation.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02px7kb
"Make sure you get a Zeppelin record first"
- Dave Grohl's first harmonieshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ptk2p.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02ptk2p.jpg2015-04-23T11:39:00.000Z"My mother sang when she was young so I would sing with her in the car and she taught me how to harmonise."https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02pt631
Dave Grohl's first harmonies
- Dave Grohl - Interviewhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cn858.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cn858.jpg2014-11-22T15:00:00.000ZDermot O'Leary talks to the Foo Fighters's Dave Grohl about new album Sonic Highways.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02cn865
Dave Grohl - Interview
- Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic talk to Matt Everitthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01hkhdh.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01hkhdh.jpg2013-09-26T18:17:00.000ZDave Grohl and Krist Novoselic talk to Matt Everitt about the making of, In Utero.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01hkhdz
Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic talk to Matt Everitt
- Dave Grohl speaks to Zane Lowe about In Uterohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01h1090.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01h1090.jpg2013-09-19T14:01:00.000ZDave Grohl speaks to Zane Lowe about Nirvana's In Utero.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01h10b9
Dave Grohl speaks to Zane Lowe about In Utero
- Dave Grohl talks to Matt Everitt about Sound Cityhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0167d7r.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0167d7r.jpg2013-03-12T17:50:00.000ZDave Grohl talks about the studio Sound City and the names that produced albums there.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0167db5
Dave Grohl talks to Matt Everitt about Sound City
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